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I have lens implants….can they be replaced, or are they there for good?

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I have lens implants....can they be replaced, or are they there for good?

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Qualified optometrist Simon Kay BSc(Hons) MCOptom answers this question.

A lens implant is used to replace the natural lens of the eye usually because of cataract where the natural lens has become hazy and opaque. Implants are permanent, very stable and last a life time!

Optician's Biography

Simon Kay BSc(Hons) MCOptom has been a qualified Optometrist for over 30 years, and has a vast experience of almost all aspects of optometry. He joined Specsavers Opticians in 1993 first in Liverpool and for 15 years as a director of Lancaster and Morecambe. He served on many panels and committees whilst a director, including those responsible for IT design and professional advancement. He was regional chairman of the North West directors of Specsavers for over 12 years and as such was involved in almost all aspects of optometry on a business and professional level. He has been involved on the Local Optical Committee for many years and is currently Vice Chairman in his area.
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